The Afghan National Police, ANP, are the vanguard of defence for Afghanistan against the myriad threats the country faces â€” Taliban recrudescence, crime, corruption, to name three. However, their effectiveness drops severely if public confidence in their ability is lacking amongst the masses.
Lucky for the children/future of the country that the level of confidence is risingâ€”the people trust the police. According to a survey administered by United Nations Development Program, UNDP, and conducted by Afghan Center for Socioeconomic and Opinion Research, a non-governmental organization founded in 2003, 74 per cent of Afghanis have confidence in ANP abilities. That figure has grown since 2010 by three points.
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